Prepare your garden for autumn and winter. Come along for some inspiration and ideas on how to make the most of the changing seasons. We will look at which plants to choose to capture the essence of autumn and winter and how to put them together for seasonal impact.
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Course Dates 2017 – 2018
Saturday 10am to 1.30pm Sue Oakey
These courses take place at Stoke Lodge
- 1 session on 14 October £26 / £17 GAW42
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Tutor – Sue Oakey
In 2003 I decided to change direction from television into horticulture.
I studied for qualifications with the RHS and Cannington College, followed by a hands-on apprenticeship in practical gardening with the WRAGS scheme.
I then developed my own gardening and garden design business. I mix gardening, design, writing and lecturing, and enjoy inspiring people to love their gardens.
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